Germany favours sanctions against Maduro over violence against opposition

Mon, 25 Feb 2019 - 12:10 GMT

Germany favours sanctions targeting President Nicolas Maduro and his immediate aides over violence against opposition protesters.

U.S. might lift sanctions on Venezuelan military officers who back Guaido

Thu, 07 Feb 2019 - 01:00 GMT

The United States would consider lifting sanctions on senior Venezuelan military officers if they recognize the government of self-declared interim president Juan Guaido

Maduro proposes new parliament vote as Venezuelans protest

Sun, 03 Feb 2019 - 01:30 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro proposed early parliamentary elections on Saturday, seeking to shore up his crumbling rule.

Venezuela opposition rally to keep up pressure on Maduro

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 09:03 GMT

Venezuela’s opposition supporters will hold rallies across the country on Saturday to show backing for self-proclaimed president Juan Guaido.

Maduro ‘ready’ for talks with Venezuelan opposition

Wed, 30 Jan 2019 - 09:59 GMT

Maduro was ready to sit down for talks with the country’s opposition and open to the possibility of third countries mediating.

Venezuela's U.S. defense attache breaks with Maduro

Sat, 26 Jan 2019 - 09:41 GMT

Venezuela's defense attache to the United States broke with the government of President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday,

Argentina's Macri recognizes Guaido at interim Venezuelan leader

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:35 GMT

Argentine President Mauricio Macri recognized Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim president on Wednesday.

Venezuela's Maduro says he is breaking diplomatic relations with U.S.

Wed, 23 Jan 2019 - 08:29 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Wednesday he was breaking diplomatic relations with the United States

Maduro accuses U.S. official of plotting Venezuela invasion, gives no evidence

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 10:50 GMT

Nicolas Maduro said, without providing evidence, that U.S. national security adviser John Bolton was leading a plan to invade the South American country.

U.S. preparing 'actions' in coming days against Venezuela -Pompeo to Fox News

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 - 12:40 GMT

The United States is preparing a "series of actions" in the coming days to increase pressure on the Venezuelan government.

Venezuela's Maduro says drone blast was bid to kill him, blames Colombia

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 09:11 GMT

"This was an assassination attempt, they tried to assassinate me," Maduro said in a later televised address.

Venezuela's re-elected Maduro faces overseas censure

Mon, 21 May 2018 - 09:22 GMT

Venezuela’s socialist leader faced fresh international censure on Monday after re-election in a vote foes denounced as a farce cementing autocracy in the crisis-stricken OPEC nation.

Venezuela postpones presidential election to May 20

Fri, 02 Mar 2018 - 04:50 GMT

Venezuela postponed its upcoming presidential vote to May 20 in a move cementing an opposition split.

U.S. asks Venezuela for access to detained Citgo executives

Thu, 23 Nov 2017 - 11:02 GMT

Washington has asked the gov of leftist Nicolas Maduro for access to Venezuelan-American executives of U.S.-based refiner Citgo detained in Caracas this week.

Venezuela's unrest, food scarcity take psychological toll on children

Thu, 05 Oct 2017 - 12:34 GMT

Venezuela has spiraled deeper into chaos in recent years as Maduro has cracked down harder on the opposition amid a painful recession.

Venezuelan opposition pins hopes on elections as protests falter

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 03:16 GMT

Venezuela’s opposition is shifting its focus to forthcoming state elections as protests aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro have subsided following .

Venezuela to donate $5 mln Harvey aid, despite cash crunch

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 04:50 GMT

Venezuela has offered $5 million to victims of Hurricane Harvey in the US despite a major economic crisis leaving millions short of food and medicine.

Venezuela's fugitive prosecutor resurfaces in Brazil

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 12:27 GMT

Venezuela's fugitive former top prosecutor was expected to grab the limelight of an international forum in Brazil on Wednesday to intensify her battle against President Nicolas Maduro.

Venezuela asks pope help, vaunts Russia ties versus US

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 11:15 GMT

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called Tuesday for Pope Francis's support against a "military threat" from the United States.

Colombia offers asylum to Venezuela prosecutor

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 06:05 GMT

Colombia offered asylum Monday to Venezuela's sacked chief prosecutor Luisa Ortega.